Legend on Chart
I am updating chart that includes three years of data and want to add 2008.
The data has transferred, but the legend shows 2007,2008,2006. How can I get
2008,2007,2006 in order in the legend?
Change the order of the series. Double click on one series, and go to the
Series Order tab.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
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>I am updating char...Demographic chart?
I need to create a demographic chart in Excel, but I can't find the proper
chart type. Is there a suitable chart type? I've gone through all options I
can think of for a regular bar chart. (In my world, a demographic chart is a
bar chart with the values pointing in two different directions... Not very
complicated, but Excel doesn't seem to agree with me!) Does anyone know of an
They are also known as Tornado charts or population pyramids.
http://tushar-mehta.com/excel/software/torna...Publisher-How do I change calendars 04 to 05 without losing data?
I have a current document 12 calendars with data in each day. I am trying to
change the calendars from 04 to 05 with losing the existing data. Is there a
way the data can stay in the same spot and the dates change. I also want to
keep the same layout I currently have.
I have tried using calendar options but cannot get it to work.
Any help would be appreciated.
You can try this,
Expand your existing calendar by 12 months.
On the toolbar, edit, office clipboard, this will give you 24 copied items you can
collect. Copy your data, go to the next year, place your cursor where you...Excel 2007 Line Chart with Markers
I'm using a Line Chart With Markers tracking 4 data lines:
Red with Circles
Black with Squares
Blue with Diamonds
Yellow with Triangles
The yellow with triangles is very light and doesn't show very well in my PP
presentation. I would like to change the color of just that one line. How
do I do that?
Click on that series in the chart, and right click, format series. You should
now be able to change the color of the series.
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> I'm using a Line Chart With Markers...quick charting question for similar charts on multiple sheets
Hi, just wondering if there is a quick solution to my problem. I have
several charts, all virtually identical except for the data values in
them, and i have one chart per sheet, and about 100 sheets.
The problem is that some charts are positioned slightly different on
their respective sheets then others on other sheets, although some are
identical from sheet to sheet aswell. Just wondering if there is a
quick way to select them all, line them up identically on each sheet,
with all the same size/formating etc.?
-----------------------------------------------------...Charting/ Graph question
I'd like to visually display a table that contains the following table
StaffName Software 1 Skill Level Software 2 Skill Level (10
software titles >)
(around 50-60 people)
What i'd like to is output a simple visual output that shows me how
many people are at a particular level for the each software (but all
on one chart). I imagined that it may be nice to see blobs based on
the size of the number of staff at a particular skill level for the
However i am not sure if this is the right way to represent this data.
I've created a se...Debra Dalgleish-help with worksheet data entry
I browsed your website and found this new data entry
worksheet(http://contextures.com/xlForm02.html) which was very good and
i showed my boss.He liked the idea of it and thus asked me to work on
it.I managed to add a few more fields and it worked fine.
I have a cell named "Documentation to support requirement" at B11 and
its corresponding text box at D11.My problem now is that at D11, i need
two kind of controls one is drop down list box for document type and
another control is text box for document name.How do i achieve this? i
need both of this control's answer to b...Chart in Chart
I currently using a 3 line chart, which is controlled by a scroll bar
What I need is to have a smaller chart, but magnified of the visabl
data for a period of days within the chart timeline. All I need to kno
is how to add a addional line chart in and excisting chart.
Hope you can assist
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You can embed charts within a chartsheet but y...Data summary
I have a 13 sheet report with each line a different date and each column
different data, I want to puul date specific data to a summary sheet using
date entry on the summary sheet ie. 04/10/10 = 04/10/10 on each line of the
data sheets and I want to pull the data from column A,B,F,G
I hope I have explained this clearly
...How do I create a chart....
I would like to create a chart that counts the exact number of a specific
name compared to other names. The names are in the same column but each cell
may contains a differnt name and I would like to count how many times each
name appears in the column and then compare them in a graph.
try selecting the column (A)?
select unique values
select a cell for the data to start (C1)
hit enter and copy down to the end of the C Column.
> I would like to create a chart that counts ...Format of data import from a database
I have a spreadsheet that has data imported from SQL Server or even MS
Access that has dollar amount fields. The field is coming over as a text
field and even if I format the cells as currency it won't apply the
formatting until I actually double click in the cell and press enter.
Is there a way to fix this for the entire spreadsheet so I don't have to
click in each cell to force the formatting to work? This spreadsheet as
over 1500 rows of data. I get this every time I export data from either SQL
Server 2000 or Microsoft Access Database.
Any help or information is greatly apprecia...Show summerised data
I'm using vb.net 2005. I have an app with a Form containing a Tab control
with 5 pages. 1 page records time booked to a particular job using a
DataGridView control. All works OK. The question, how do I place on the same
Tab as the DataGridView a summary of hours recorded.
I have a Group By query with a Sum function that summerises the hours by
job category in the Hours TableAdaptor. Its being able to display query
results on the Tab that I can't do. Guidance most welcome.
...charts: 1. link to a cell in chart titles, 2. custom chart template
how can i make a link to a cell in chart title, category axis & value axis?
i'd like to know how to make a title like eg below:
[=B2], [=B3]' <- in line below (smaller font size than in line above)
how can i make a my own chart (custom type) by making a own template (how to make a template, and how to implement it to excel
custom types charts)
i am interested in making types similar denkin diagram (similar to radar type) or leontief branch flow matrix (similar to x-y plot
with columns and rows with second x axis and second y axis)
is there a...Chart items moving around
I have posted this before but I never got any replies so I did some testing
myself. I I want to share what I have found out with you and it would be
great to hear if someone else recognizes this.
I have a number of embedded charts on a scorecard sheet that gets updated
from several sources. I run this scorecard for different business units, take
pictures of the scorecards and put in another Excel file that I later make a
Problem: After running this a few times, I find that my chart legends have
moved around a bit and that some plot areas have been resi...sort FUNCTION SPLITS DATA INTO TWO GROUPS
I'm using Excel '97. I had two versions of a spreadsheet I was using,
and copied several lines of data from one and pasted them into the
other. Now, when I sort the larger of the two the data separates into
two groups. The pasted data (or newly added data) sorts first, and
then the original material sorts as a second group. I've tried
reformatting the columns, etc. and an stumped. Any ideas?
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assuming the data you are sorting on is numeric, it sounds as though one set
of data is truly numeric data and the other is see...Simple State Diagram flow chart in Visio?
I am trying to make a very simple State Chart Diagram in Visio.
I'm not sure if I should just use the basic flow chart or not, as I'm not
familar with UML.
I simply want to describe a software program that will move two one of four
"states" based on some conditions, then loop back around.
I am not opposed to just making a flow chart but was hoping to make it look
a little more "professional" using a State Diagram.
The examples seem rather complicated, I don't want to have to define
variables and all that using UML, I just want to show the four "states...Combination of stock chart and line chart
Dose anyone know how to plot a stock chart and a line chart together in
combination ? I tried but can't seem to do it, is it possible in Excel ?
One way is stock chart with open, high, low and close plus volume but I need
to plot 2 other lines.
I have written an explanation on this web page:
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
> Dose anyone know how to plot a stock chart and a...How To Chart A Formula in Excel 2007
I'm looking to plot multiple formulas on a single chart, and came across a
thread from 8/12/2005 for earlier versions of Excel for a single function,
which causes errors when recreated in 2007.
A Formula in this worksheet contains one or more invalid references
Verify that your formulas contain a valid path, workbook, range name, and
I presume its due to changes in 2007, and possibly the Evaluate formula as I
cant find it listed in 2007.
Is there a new technique that avoids the error?
Thanks Very Much for any help.
In column A we have...Cascading Combos in Data Access Page [DAP]
In DAP, can I have 1 control [courses] affect other 2 controls
[course_date_1st_choice] and [course_date_2nd_choice].
I usually do this in Form by using Select Case but i need to know how i can
manage to do it in DAP.
Any help please?
It's very complicated to do that in DAP. You should post in the official
DAP newsgroup but this newsgroup is practically dead because very few people
are still using them but Ken Snell is still often answering questions there.
By looking at an old DAP file that I have here, I see that for doing this, I
was storing the value of the combo...Can't change pt. size in a 3-D Format Chart
For some reason, I am not able to change the width and height point sizes
when I am trying to apply 3-D formatting to a chart in Excel. I try to type
the numbers in, but the pt size just defaults back to 0. My husband thought
it may have been a stuck number key somewhere, so I turned the computer off
and rebooted. No change. Any ideas? Thanks!
Point sizes of the whole chart?
What's wrong with a good old 2D chart? You won't have this kind of
problem, and you won't distort the data you're plotting, either.
Peltier Technical Services,...create chart from external application
I would like to know if this is possible....
I have an application that contains an hierarchical chart.
I would like to export this data into a format that Visio can *understand*,
and then import it into Visio and have it display in a hierarchical manner.
Does any body know if this is possible to do.
.....or, if there is another way of getting my data into Visio, can you
please let me know.
Here is an article that describes how to automate the org chart wizard, and
how to format your data:
Hope ...Finance problem
I have worked through about half of this problem, but am now stuck, an
would be very grateful for any help. This involves retrieving data fro
a long list of shares and prices based on inputs of company code an
References refer to attached sheet.The unusual date formatting i
because I am from England.
I have data in three columns. In column A a company code (eg. uu), in
a date (eg. 23/06/2004), and in C a price (eg. 23)
In F1 input of company code, in F2 input of date. When BOTH thes
inputs match in the SAME row in columns A and B respectively, I want t
return that row number an...How to import data from Excel that has password protected shee?
I used the Spreadsheettransfer but it did not work.
What did not work about it?
State of Arkansas
> I used the Spreadsheettransfer but it did not work.
this did not work...
I have a vba code that will import the data from the excel file. I open the
excel file,import it and close it. But I think I have the problem with
closing it.The VBA works fine, but when I reopen the excel file from the
file inself, it says something about the Read Only, Notify......
...print a chart over multiple pages
I am trying to stretch a chart over multiple pages, but i just can't get it
to work. I have tried all i can think including attempting to print areas
i'm using excel 2003.
If the chart is on a chart page, this will not work. If the chart is
embedded on a sheet, and you select the chart, it will not work. What you
need to do is embed the chart and then select the range "behind - under" the
chart, then you can use all of the print options, thereby printing one chart
across multiple pages.
"OEB1527" <O...Embed Chart
Is it possible to link a chart into my current worksheet
like an embedded chart (or something)?
I'm not sure what you're asking. If you copy a chart from one workbook
(or worksheet) and paste it into another, it will retain its links to
the original source of its data. You can change its source data (to its
new parent worksheet) using Source Data from the Chart menu.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
> Is it possible to link a chart into my current worksheet
> like an...